Practical Strategies for Living a Happer Life with Parkinson’s

Dr Michael Okun was interviewed about the topic of “Practical strategies for living a happier life with Parkinson’s”. Dr Okun is a worldwide recognized leader on Parkinson’s disease, is the distinguished Professor of Neurology and Director of the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at the University of Florida Health. The UF institute he co-founded with Kelly D. Foote, M.D. is a one-stop patient-centered clinical-research experience for national and international patients seeking care. Dr. Okun has served as the National Medical Director/Advisor for the Parkinson’s Foundation since 2006. His research has been wide ranging, and he is best known for his exploration and innovation in neuromodulation and deep brain stimulation. He has published over 600 peer-reviewed articles and his book, “Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life” was translated into over 20 languages. His most recent books are “Ending Parkinson’s Disease” and “Living with Parkinson’s Disease”. Dr. Okun was recognized in a 2015 White House ceremony by the Obama administration as a Champion of Change for Parkinson’s Disease.